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  • Like steampunk, silkpunk is a blend of science fiction and fantasy. But while steampunk takes as its inspiration the chrome-brass-glass technology aesthetic of the Victorian era, silkpunk draws inspiration from classical East Asian antiquity.

    Author Ken Liu Explains "Silkpunk" to Us The A.V. Club 2015


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  • fiction "filled with technologies inspired by predecessors from Classical Chinese antiquity" from Ken Liu

    April 7, 2015